SAVE THE DATE: USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium in Chicago

Jan. 16, 2018, 3:28 p.m. (ET)

USA Weightlifting announced Tuesday it will host their first Coaching Symposium at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport this July 20-22, 2018.


Registration is open now open here. Hotel rooms at the Sheraton with a special $119 per night rate are available to book here.


The 2018 USA Weightlifting Coaching Symposium will cover a wide range of subjects related to Weightlifting including High Performance, coaching the snatch and clean & jerk, sport marketing and developing top athletes.


Speakers and panels will also cover topics like sleep, recovery, injury prevention, nutrition, competition preparation, data science, using Weightlifting for Sports Performance and other topics.


Confirmed speakers include USA Weightlifting performance staff Mike Gattone and three-time Olympic Champion Pyrros Dimas. Attendees will also experience a unique, special, off-site keynote address.


The Symposium is priced at $399 for USA Weightlifting members. Attendees will also have the option to take a discounted USA Weightlifting Level 1 or Level 2 Coaching Course. Those courses are priced at at $350 (normally $499) when bought with the Symposium registration.



USA Weightlifting members with National, International or Senior International Coach Certifications will enjoy a discounted Symposium rate of $250.


A valid USA Weightlifting athlete or coach membership is required to attend the Symposium. Become a member here


A full roster of subjects and speakers will be announced soon.


Registration is open now via WebPoint here:


Hotel bookings can be made at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare here:


For registration questions or information, contact